Canidae

noun plural
Can·​i·​dae | \ ˈkan-ə-ˌdē How to pronounce Canidae (audio) \

Medical Definition of Canidae

: a cosmopolitan family of carnivorous mammals that includes the wolves, jackals, foxes, coyote, and the domestic dog

Other Words from Canidae

canid \ ˈkan-​əd How to pronounce Canidae (audio) \ noun

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“Canidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Canidae. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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